Cambodia joined PAGE as a new partner country in 2022. The programme will run over a period of five years, including a six-months to one-year inception phase. Cambodia has embraced green economy principles under the National Strategic Plan on Green Growth 2013-2030. In addition, the Royal Government of Cambodia has laid out the Cambodia Vision 2050, the Rectangular Strategy Phase IV, the National Strategic Development Plan 2019-2023, and the Cambodian Sustainable Development Goals Framework 2016-2030 with the aim of achieving upper-middle income status by 2030 while addressing social inclusion and environmental sustainability. PAGE support comes at a critical time as the government is developing its post-Covid economic recovery strategy, including a pillar dedicated to promoting a more resilient and sustainable economy. UNITAR will be acting as the main coordinating agency for the PAGE project in Cambodia.
November – PAGE organizes panel discussion on New Sources of Green and Inclusive Growth at the Cambodia Climate Change Summit 2023 (CCCS2023)
October – PAGE Cambodia delegation joins Global Academy on New Frontiers for Resilient, Inclusive and Green Economic Transformation in Turin
July – Proposals for PAGE priority workstreams
June – – Organization of the Consultative Workshop on “High Impact Thematic Areas Assessment for Inclusive Green Economy”; Participants from Ministry of Economy and Finance and CDRI complete global PAGE training programme on “Advancing a Green and Fair Economic Transformation: The role of macro-economic modelling”
May – Official launch event of PAGE Cambodia with 100 participants; technical meeting with focal points to discuss initial draft scoping study
April – Establishment a group of focal points assigned by line ministries to engage in PAGE implementation
March – Organization of Focus Group Discussion to discuss green economy transition in Cambodia
February – Letter of agreement between Cambodia Development and Resource Institute (CDRI) and UNITAR to carry out policy scoping study
January – National PAGE project coordinator onboarded
November – Department of Green Economy, the Ministry of Environment confirmed as PAGE Coordinating Government Institution
October – Inception mission involving all five PAGE agencies to meet with UN Country Team, key stakeholders and funding partners; High-level session with Minister of Environment
June – Cambodia joins PAGE, announcement PAGE side-event at the Stockholm 50+
Cambodia Joins Global Partnership to Reaffirm Its Commitment Towards a Green and Inclusive Economic TransformationUNRCO Cambodia press release | 12 May 2023
Today, the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC), through the Ministry of Environment (MoE), officially launched the...